30 Songs about Tequila (Pop, Rap/Hip Hop & More)

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30 Songs about Tequila (Pop, Rap/Hip Hop & More)

Tequila is known to be a truth serum in a shot glass. It makes you lose all inhibitions and pushes you to reveal secrets. It has the ability to turn shy people into social butterflies and get you dancing on the bar in no time!

If you are a tequila lover, you are bound to enjoy the variety of songs about tequila that we have listed below.

I. Pop songs about tequila

Pops songs about tequila portray this potent alcoholic beverage as the life of the party. Fun revolves around tequila and these songs are all about partying.

1) On the Tequila

Artist: Alanis Morissette
Album: Flavors of Entanglement
Year: 2008
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This song is all about having a good time with your friends. The songwriter also manages to self-reflect in the lyrics which adds a lot of depth and emotion to her song.


2) Tequila

Artist: The Champs
Album: Go Champs Go
Year: 1958
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3) Victoria

Artist: Eve 6
Album: Speak in Code
Year: 2012
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4) Me, You and Tequila

Artist: Tigerlily
Album: Me, You and Tequila
Year: 2020

II. Latest songs about tequila (2019, 2020, 2021)

The latest songs about tequila are more fun, party songs that you can dance to all night long or even just chill and listen to them. They are upbeat, hip, trendy songs that will get you grooving.

1) Tequila On A Boat

Artist: Dustin Lynch
Album: Tequila On A Boat
Year: 2021

2) Tequila Does

Artist: Miranda Lambert
Album: Wildcard
Year: 2019

This is a tropical dance remix song where the songwriter compares a guy she meets at a party to tequila. She talks about how nobody can give her that buzz that tequila does.


3) Tequila Little Time

Artist: Jon Pardi
Album: Heartache Medication
Year: 2019

4) Codigo

Artist: George Strait
Album: Honky Tonk Time Machine
Year: 2019
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III. Tequila songs 90’s

Tequila songs in the 90’s are classical songs about tequila, love, dance and heartbreak.

1) Straight Tequila Night

Artist: John Anderson
Album: Seminole Wind
Year: 1992

This song is all about a girl with a broken heart who finds comfort in drinking tequila and dancing. Tequila makes her aggressive and ready to fight. She blames every man in sight for her broken heart on a straight tequila night.


2) Tequila Town

Artist: Brooks & Dunn
Album: Borderline
Year: 1996

3) I Need a Margarita

Artist: Clay Walker
Album: Rumor Has It
Year: 1997
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4) Tequila Talkin’

Artist: Lonestar
Album: Lonestar
Year: 1995
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IV. Rap/hip hop songs with tequila in the lyrics

Rap/hip hop songs with tequila in the lyrics are generally not about the drink, they have underlying meaning. Tequila just forms a small part of the song or plays a key component in the story.

1) Tequila Shots

Artist: Kid Cudi
Album: Man On The Moon III: The Chosen
Year: 2020

2) Tequila Shots in the AM

Artist: Wiz Khalifa
Album: Tequila Shots in the AM
Year: 2019

3) Vegas Girl

Artist: Connor Maynard
Album: Contrast
Year: 2012

4) Summer Breezin’

Artist: Diana King
Album: Respect
Year: 2002

V. Country songs about tequila

Tequila is probably the second most preferred drink (after whiskey of course) of country singers. Tequila is mentioned in a number of songs about late nights, fond memories, and decisions both good and bad. Most party country songs feature tequila in their lyrics.

1) Tequila

Artist: Dan + Shay
Album: Dan + Shay
Year: 2018

This is an upbeat,nostalgic song about tequila. The lyrics of the song portray reminiscence, but also regret.


2) You And Tequila

Artist: Kenny Chesney
Album: Hemingway’s Whiskey
Year: 2010

3) Tequila Again

Artist: Brothers Osborne
Album: Port Saint Joe
Year: 2018

In this song the singer pretends to be singing about being in love, whereas in reality they are actually singing about being in love with tequila.


4) Drinking Tequila

Artist: Jim Reeves
Album: Mexican Joe
Year: 1961

This song is about the songwriter’s trip to Juarez where he dances the night away with a beautiful stranger, only to wake up the next morning with a killer hangover.


VI. Rock songs about tequila

Rock songs about tequila talk about love, heartbreak, depression, and the aftermath. Some of these songs portray a lot of emotion.

1) Tequila Sunrise

Artist: The Eagles
Album: Desperado
Year: 1973
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2) Mas Tequila

Artist: Sammy Hagar
Album: Red Voodoo
Year: 1999
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In this song, the songwriter sings about his trip to Baja, Mexico where he has a good time and enjoys shots of his favorite spirit, tequila. He refers to it as his “vitamin T”.


3) Margaritaville

Artist: Jimmy Buffet
Album: Margaritaville
Year: 2007

4) One Tequila

Artist: Darius Rucker
Album: True Believers
Year: 2013
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VII. Funny songs about tequila

Funny songs about tequila generally portray what happens after drinking the beverage. These songs talk about making bad decisions, terrible hangovers, and tipsy behavior.

1) I Met God In Mexico

Artist: Danny Taddei
Album: On A Summer’s Day
Year: 2016
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This song is about the songwriter’s indulgences and a tad bit of craziness he experiences whilst drinking Mezcal on his trip in Mexico. 


2) Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off

Artist: Joe Nichols
Album: III
Year: 2005

This song is about a girl prone to erratic behavior every time she drinks tequila. When she does drink tequila, she comes back home wearing less clothes than she left with.


VIII. Songs with tequila in the lyrics

There are plenty of songs with tequila in the lyrics. Some of them are about being in love with the beverage, whilst others have a more deeper meaning to them.

1) Everybody Hates Me

Artist: The Chainsmokers
Album: Sick Boy
Year: 2018

This song is about a heartbroken guy who enters a nightclub and feels very self-conscious. All he wants to do is drink tequila with his friends so that he can unwind and forget his sorrows.


2) Mamacita

Artist: Collie Buddz
Album: Collie Buddz
Year: 2007

In this song the songwriter downs shots of tequila as he admires a beautiful senorita who sways her hips to the rhythm of the music. They flirt and dance together all night long whilst he drinks and she smokes.


3) One Shot

Artist: Robin Thicke
Album: Almost Christmas
Year: 2016

In this song the songwriter talks about picking up a woman at a nightclub and she’s a two shot drinker, whilst he can drink much more. The song mentions that the more they drink, the more physical they get with one another.


4) Jose Cuervo

Artist: Shelley West
Album: West By West
Year: 1983
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This is a fun, upbeat song where a woman wakes up on a Sunday morning and can’t seem to recall what she may have done last night after drinking so much tequila. She continues to question what she may have done.



Whether you want to create a playlist of tequila songs to dance to or just for the love of the drink, you will find endless songs about tequila!

Every genre has at least one song about this popular drink.

We hope you enjoy our categorized list of songs about tequila.

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